In such a time, it’s easier to be single than married.It’s one thing to be martyred for your faith as a single person.Many Christians put pressure on singles, especially those getting along in years, to get married.Sometimes we communicate an unbiblical attitude: “I wonder what’s wrong with him (or her) that he’s never married? Paul mentions at least two advantages for the person who is gifted to remain single.” Startled by the sound, the woman looked up and said, “Just anybody, Lord! But, if God wants you to be married, He doesn’t want you married to just anybody.We all know that the bottom line is that Christians must only marry Christians. What should be your motives if you’re seeking a mate?
But I believe that if God is calling me to be a missionary and a father, then my children should stay with me on the mission field.When Paul says, “It is good for a man not to touch a woman” (7:1), he is using the word “touch” as a figure of speech that refers to the physical relationship in marriage as representing marriage as a whole.Thus, he means, “It is good to remain single.” He restates the same idea in 7:7-9, and discusses it at length in -40.She didn’t notice the hour growing late as she continued to pray.An owl in a nearby tree awoke and in a low voice said, “Who-oo!